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ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. INIT A/P ITHOI

Department of Parasitology
Faculty of Medicine
 
  +603-79674767
  79674754
  init@um.edu.my
 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8660-2010


BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  54
 Articles With Citation Data  41
 Sum of the Times Cited   497
 Average Citations per Article   12.12
 h-index   12
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM), Member, 1989 to 1998, (International)
  • Siri Jayanti Welfare Organisation, Volunteer Teacher , 1990 to 2005, (National)
  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM), Life Membership, 1998, (International)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIATY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE (MSPTM), Council Member, 2001 to 2005, (International)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIATY OF PARASITOLOGY AND TROPICAL MEDICINE (MSPTM), Editorial Board Member, 2004 to 2004, (International)
  • Institure for Medical Research & Hospital Gombak, Scientific Talk: Toxocara Diagnosis , 2004 to 2004, (National)
  • Dept. of Parasitology, Fasilitator For The Workshop On Pathogenic Free-living Amoebae, 2004, 2004 to 2004, (University)
  • Institute for Medical Research, Scientific Talk And Workshop, 2005: Cultivation Of Toxocara Larvae, 2005 to 2005, (National)
  • BioSyntec Company, Scientific Talk And Workshop: Production Od Monoclonal Antibodies, 2005 to 2005, (National)
  • Persatuan Malaysian-Simese Kedah-Perlis, General Talk: Cara-cara Memilih Kursus Di Universiti Tempatan, 2005, 2005 to 2005, (University)
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA, Teaching Faculty & Facilitator, 2006 to 2011, (University)
  • Department of Parasitology, Fasilitator For The Workshop On Pathogenic Free-living Amoebae, 2006, 2006 to 2006, (University)
  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM), Paper Presenter, 2011, (International)
  • International Medical University, External Examiner, 2011 to 2011, (International)
  • Universiti Teknology MARA, Teaching Faculty & Facilitator, 2011 to 2012, (University)
  • Jurnal sains Malaysiana, Reviewer, 2011 to 2010, (International)
  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM), Paper Presenter, 2012, (National)
  • ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Paper Presenter, 2012 to 2012, (International)
  • International Medical University (IMU), External Examiner, 2012 to 2012, (International)
  • Tropical Biomedicine, Article Reviewer, 2012 to 2012, (International)
  • Tropical Biomedicine, Article Reviewer, 2012 to 2012, (International)
  • Mahidol University, Research Collaboration, 2013 to 2015, (International)
  • Mahidol University, Research Collaboration And Supervision Of Master's Student, 2013 to 2013, (International)
  • Tropical Biomedicine, Article Reviewer, 2013 to 2013, (International)
  • Mahidol University, Student Academic Exchange, 2013 to 2013, (International)
  • International Medical University (IMU), External Examiner, 2014 to 2015, (University)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Supervisor, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018 (as consultancy in diagnosis of free living amoeba from patients specimens)
  • Panel Reviewer Evaluation for e-grant BKP, University Malaya, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2016 (Panel Reviewer Evaluation for e-grant PPP )
  • Scientific review for PhD and Master proposal, Faculty, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2016 (Scientific review for PhD and Master proposal)
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2016 (Master in Public Health Programme (MPH))
  • Panel Reviewer Evaluation for e-grant PPP, University Malaya, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2016 (Panel Reviewer Evaluation for e-grant PPP)
  • Acting Head of Department, Faculty, 08/12/2015 to 09/12/2015
  • Scientific review committee for PhD and Master Project , University Malaya, 01/01/2015 to 31/12/2015
  • Member of Departmental journal club/evaluation of seminar/proposal for post- and under-grade students , Faculty, 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2014
  • Coordinator of MPH and MMEDSC(PH) , Faculty, 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2014 (Coordinator of MPH and MMEDSC(PH) )
  • Counsil member of Malaysian-Thai society , National, 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2013 (Given seminar in educational and moral camping)
  • Coordinator of MPH and MMEDSC(PH) , Faculty, 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2013
  • Member of Departmental journal club, Faculty, 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2013 (examiner for Master/PhD student presentation, evaluate Master/PhD proposal)
  • Coordinator of MPH and MMEDSC(PH), Faculty, 01/01/2011 to 31/12/2011 (Coordinator of Master in MPH and MMEDSC(PH)for 2011)
  • Coordinator of MPH and MMEDSC(PH), Faculty, 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2010 (Coordinator of Master in MPH and MMEDSC(PH)for 2010)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilai Harga, Faculty, 20/05/2009 to 20/05/2009 (membekal, memasang dan mentauliah manual rotary microtome di jabatan Parasitologi)
  • Coordinator of MPH and MMEDSC(PH), Faculty, 01/01/2009 to 31/12/2009 (Coordinator of Master in MPH and MMEDSC(PH)for 2009)
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2009 to 31/12/2009 (DQM Jabatan Parasitologi 2009(ISO 9001: 2000))
  • Coordinator of MPH and MMEDSC(PH), Faculty, 01/01/2008 to 31/12/2008 (Coordinator of Master in MPH and MMEDSC(PH)for 2008)
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2008 to 31/01/2008 (DQM Jabatan Parasitologi 2008(ISO 9001: 2000))
  • Coordinator of MPH and MMEDSC(PH), Faculty, 01/01/2007 to 31/12/2007 (Coordinator of Master in MPH and MMEDSC(PH)for 2007)
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2007 to 31/12/2007 (DQM Jabatan Parasitologi 2007(ISO 9001: 2000))
  • Coordinator of MPH and MMEDSC(PH), Faculty, 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 (Coordinator of Master in MPH and MMEDSC(PH)for 2006)
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 (DQM Jabatan Parasitologi 2006(ISO 9001: 2000))
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2005 to 31/12/2005 (DQM Jabatan Parasitologi 2005(ISO 9001: 2000))
  • Coordinator of Medical Lab Technologist(MLT), Faculty, 01/01/2005 to 31/12/2005 (Coordinator of Medical Lab Technologist (MLT), Basic and Diagnosis Parasitology for 2005)
  • Coordinator of Medical Lab Technologist (MLT, Faculty, 01/06/2004 to 31/12/2004 (Coordinator of Medical Lab Technologist (MLT), Basic and Diagnosis Parasitology for 2004)
  • Document Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2004 to 31/12/2004 (DQM Jabatan Parasitologi 2004(ISO 9001: 2000))
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilai Harga, Faculty, 21/11/2003 to 21/11/2003 (membekal, memasang dan menyelenggara 1 unit mikroskop penyelidikan di Jabatan Parasitology)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilai Harga, Faculty, 26/06/2003 to 26/06/2003 (Pakej meebekal / mentauliah aksesori mikroskop Olympus BX41 di Jabatan Parasitology)
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2003 to 31/12/2003 (DQM Jabatan Parasitologi 2003(ISO 9001: 2000))
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 01/01/2002 to 31/12/2002 (DQM Fakulti Perubatan 2002 (ISO 9001: 2000))
  • Quality Manager, Faculty, 03/09/2001 to 31/12/2001 (DQM Jabatan Parasitologi (ISO 9001: 2000))
  • Head of Parasitology and Electron Microscopy department, IMR, National, 22/05/1995 to 29/08/1995 (Head of Parasitology and Electron Microscopy department, Institute for Medical Research (IMR))

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Parasitology (intestinal protozoa, intestinal helminthes,Toxocara, Toxoplasma, etc)
  • Molecular Epidemiology (phylogenetic, sequencing)
  • Pathogenic Free-Living Amoebae (Acanthamoeba, Naegleria, Balamuthia,etc )
  • Water-Borne Pathogen (Blastocystis, Cryptosporidium, Giardia)
  • Immunology of Parasites (ELISA, IFA, Western blotting, etc)
  • Hybridoma Technology (Monoclonal, polyclonal, antibody, antigen,parasities)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Abdul-Basher MH, Ithoi I, Mahmud R, Abdulsalam AM, Foead AI, Dawaki S, Atroosha WMM, Nissapatorn V, Abdullah WO (2017). Occurrence of Acanthamoeba genotypes in Central West Malaysian environments. Acta Tropica, 178, 219-228 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Salwa Dawaki, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi, Init Ithoi (2018). The burden and epidemiology of polyparasitism among rural communities in Kano State, Nigeria. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 00: 1-14. (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Al-Areeqil MA, Hany Sady H,Al-Mekhlafil HM, Anuars TS, Al-Adhroey AH, Atroosh WM, Dawaki S, Nur-Elyanar F, Nasr NA, lthoi I, Lau YL, Surin J (2017). First molecular epidemiology of Entamoebo histolytica, E. dispor and E. moshkovskii infections in Yemen: different species-specific associated risk factors. Tropical Medicine and Inrernational Health, 22 (4), 493-504. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mahboob T, Abdul-Majid A, Natalia Shipton FN, Boonroumkaew P, Nor-Azman NS, Sekaran SD, Ithoi I, Tan TC, Samudi C, Wiart C, Nissapatorn V. (2017). Acanthamoebicidal activity of periglaucine A and betulinic acid from fficrorrt"turt Pericampylus glaucus (Lam.) Merr. in vitro. Experimental Parasitology,183 (2017), 160-166. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee SC, Ngui R, Tan TK, Roslan MA, Ithoi I, Mahdy MAK, Hakim SL, Lim YAL. Understanding Giardia infections among rural communities using the one health approach. Acta Tropica 2017; 76:349-354. (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Wahib M. Atroosh, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi, Adel Al-Jasari, Hany Sady, Salwa S. Dawaki, Fatin N. Elyana, Mona A. Al-Areeqi, Nabil A. Nasr, Awatif M. Abdulsalam, Lahvanya R. Subramaniam, Meram Azzani, Init Ithoi, Yee Ling Lau and Johari Surin. (2016). Different patterns of pfcrt and pfmdr1 polymorphism in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Tehama region, Yemen. PeerJ 4:e2191; DOI 10.7717/peerj.2191 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Fatin Nur Elyana, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi, Init Ithoi1, Awatif M. Abdulsalam, Salwa Dawaki, Nabil A. Nasr, Wahib M. Atroosh, Mohamad Hafiz Abd-Basher, Mona A. Al-Areeqi, Hany Sady, Lahvanya R. Subramaniam, Tengku Shahrul Anuar, Yee Ling Lau, Norhayati Moktar and Johari Surin (2016). A tale of two communities: intestinal polyparasitism among Orang Asli and Malay communities in rural Terengganu,Malaysia. Parasites & Vectors 9:398. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Dawaki S, Al-Mekhlafi HM, lnit lthoi, lbrahim J, Atroosh WM, Abdulsalam AM, Hany Sady, Fatin Nur Elyana, Ado U. Adamu, Saadatu l.Yelwa, Ahmed A, Al-Areeqi MA, Subramaniam LR, Nasr NA and Lau YL (2016). ls Nigeria winning the battle against malaria? Prevalence, risk factors and KAP. Malaria Journal (2016) 15:351 assessment among Hausa communities in Kano (ISI-Indexed)
  • Dawaki S, Al-Mekhlafi HM, Init Ithoi, Ibrahim J, Abdulsalam AM, Ahmed A, Sady H, Atroosh WM, Al-Areeqi MA, Fatin Nur ELYANA, Nasr NA and Johari Surin (2016). Prevalence and risk factors of schistosomiasis among Hausa communities in Kano State, Nigeria. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo 2016;58:54 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Wahib M. Atrooshr, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi, Adel Al- Jasari, Hany sady, Ahmed K. Al-Delaimy, Nabil A. Nasr, Salwa Dawaki, Awatif M. Abdulsalam, Init lthoi, Yee Ling Lau, Mun Yik Fong and Johari Surin.2015.Genetic variation of pfhrp2 in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Yemen and the performance of HRP2-based malaria rapid diagnostic test.Parasites & Vectors (2015)8:388. DOI 10.1186/s13071-015-1008-x (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hany Sady, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi, Wahib M. Atroosh, Ahmed K. Al-Delaimy, Nabil A. Nasr, Salwa Dawaki, Mona A. Al-Areeqi, Init Ithoi, Awatif M. Abdulsalam, Kek Heng Chua and Johari Surin.2015.Knowledge, attitude, and practices towards schistosomiasis among rural population in Yemen.Parasites & Vectors (2015)8:436; DOI 10.1186/s13071-015-1050-8 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sandee Tun, Init Ithoi, Rohela Mahmud, Nur Izyan Samsudin, Chua Kek Heng, Lau Yee Ling.2015.Detection of Helminth Eggs and Identification of Hookworm Species in Stray Cats, Dogs and Soil from Klang Valley, Malaysia.PlosOne 10(12):e0142231. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142231 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lorainne Angal, Rohela Mahmud, Sajideh Samin, Nan- Jiun Yap, Romano Ngui, Amirah Amir, Init Ithoi, Adeeba Kamarulzaman and Yvonne AL Lim (ISI-Indexed)
  • Salwa Dawaki, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi, Init Ithoi, Jamaiah Ibrahim, Awatif M. Abdulsalam, Abdulhamid Ahmed, Hany Sady, Nabil A. Nasr, Wahib M. Atroosh.2015.The Menace of Schistosomiasis in Nigeria: Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices Regarding Schistosomiasis among Rural Communities in Kano State.PlosOne 10 (11):e0143667;doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143667 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hany Sady, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi, Romano Ngui, Wahib M. Atroosh, Ahmed K. Al-Delaimy, Nabil A. Nasr, Salwa Dawaki, Awatif M. Abdulsalam, Init Ithoi, Yvonne A.L.Lim, Kek Heng Chua and Johari Surin.2015.Detection of Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium by Real-Time PCR with High Resolution Melting Analysis.Int.J.Mol.Sci 2015 (16):16085-16103; doi:10.3390/ijms160716085 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Wan Omar A.,Ngah Zasmy U., Rukman AH., Init I., Rusliza B and Mohd Kamel AG.2014. Determination of diagnostic value of Toxoplasma gondii recombinant surface antigen (SAG1, P30)in mouse experimental model. Malaysia Journal of Veterinary Research 5(1):83- 88. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Thulasi Kumar, Subashini Onichandran, Yvonne A. L.Lim, Nongyao Sawangjaroen, Init Ithoi, Hemah Andiappan, Cristina C. Salibay, Julieta Z. Dungca, Tan Tian Chye, Wan Y. W. Sulaiman,Yee Ling Lau, and Veeranoot Nissapatorn. 2014.Comparative Study on Waterborne Parasites between Malaysia and Thailand: A New Insight.Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 90(4):682-689. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Subashini Onichandran, Thulasi Kumar, Cristina C Salibay, Julieta Z Dungca, Hazel AL Tabo, Norbel Tabo, Tian-Chye Tan, Yvonne AL Lim, Nongyao Sawangjaroen, Sucheep Phiriyasamith, Hemah Andiappan, Init Ithoi, Yee-Ling Lau and Veeranoot Nissapatorn. 2014. Waterborne parasites: a current status from the Philippines.Parasites & Vectors, 7:244 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee SS, Ngui R, Tan TK, Muhammad AD, Ithoi I.& Lim YAL. 2014. Aquatic biomonitoring of Giardia cysts and Cryptosporidium oocysts in peninsular Malaysia. Environ Sci Pollut Res 21:445-453 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Lau YL, Anthony C, Fakhrurrazi SA, Ibrahim J, Ithoi I & Rohela Mahmud.2013. Real-time PCR assay in differentiating Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar, and Entamoeba moshkovskii infection in Orang Asli settlements in Malaysia. Parasites & Vectors (ISI-Indexed)
  • Onichandran S, Kumar T, Lim YAL, Sawangjaroen N, Andiappan H, Salibay CC, Tan TC, Ithoi I, Dungca JZ, Sulaiman WYW, Lau YL, Nissapatorn V. 2013. Waterborne parasites and physico-chemical assessment of selected lakes in Malaysia. Parasitology Research. DOI 10.1007/s00436-013-3610-1 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Awatif M Abdulsalam, Init Ithoi, Hesham M Al- Mekhlafi1, Abdul Hafeez Khan, Abdulhamid Ahmed, Johari Surin and Joon Wah Mak. 2013.Prevalence, predictors and clinical significance of Blastocystis sp. in Sebha, Libya. Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:86, doi:10.1186/1756-3305-6-86 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Ithoi I, Mahmud R, Abdul Basher M.H, Jali A, Abdulsalam A.M, Ibrahim J and Mak J.W. 2013. Acanthamoeba genotype T4 detected in naturally- infected feline corneas found to be in homology with those causing human keratitis.Tropical Biomedicine 30 (1): 131�140. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Abdulsalam AM, Ithoi I, Al-Mekhlafi HM, Al-Mekhlafi AM,Abdulhamid Ahmed, Johari Surin. 2013. Subtype Distribution of Blastocystis isolates in Sebha, Libya. PloS ONE 8(12):e84372.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084372 (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Abdulhamid Ahmed, Hesham M Al-Mekhlafi, Abdulelah H Al- Adhroey, Init Ithoi, Awatif M Abdulsalam and Johari Surin 2012. The nutritional impacts of soil- transmitted helminths infections among Orang Asli schoolchildren in rural Malaysia. Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:119 doi:10.1186/1756-3305-5-119 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Awatif M.Abdulsalam, Init Ithoi, Hesham M. Al- Mekhlafi, Abdulhamid Ahmed, Johari Surin & Mak J.W. 2012. Drinking water is a significant predictor of Blastocystis infection among rural Malaysian primary schoolchildren. Parasitology:1-7; DOI:10.1017/S0031182012000340 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdulhamid Ahmed, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi, Mohammad Nurul Azam, Init Ithoi, Abdullelah H. Al-Adhroey, Awatif M. Abdulsalam, Johari Surin. 2012. Soil- transmitted helminthiasis: a critical but neglected factor influencing school participation of Aboriginal children in rural Malaysia. Parasitology 2012: 1-7 doi:10.1017/S003118201100237X (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2011
  • Chan LL, Mak JW, Low YT, Koh TT, Init Ithoi, Shar Mariam Mohamed 2011. Isolation and characterization of Acanthamoeba spp. from air-conditioners in Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia. Acta Tropica 117(2011):23-30. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Init Ithoi, Arine Fadzlun Ahmad, Veeranoot Nissapatorn, Yee Ling Lau, Rohela Mahmud, Joon Wah Mak. 2011. Detection of Naegleria Species in Environmental Samples from Peninsular Malaysia. PLoS ONE 6(9): e24327. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024327 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Init Ithoi, Azman Jali, Mak Joon Wah, Wan Yusoff Sulaiman, Rohela Mahmud 2011. Occurrence of Blastocystis in water of two rivers from recreational areas in Malaysia. Journal of Parasitology Research, vol. 2011, Article ID 123916, 8 pages. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Thiruvengadam G, Init Ithoi, Fong MY & Lau YL. 2011. Optimization of the expression of surface antigen SAG1/2 of Toxoplasma gondii in the yeast Pichia pastoris. Tropical Biomedicine 28(3):506-513. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Nissapatorn, V., Teoh, H.L., Lee, R., Init-Ithoi, Jamaiah Ibrahim and Tan S.Y. 2011. Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasmosis in renal patients. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 42 (2):237-437 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Abdulhamid Ahmed, Hesham M Al-Mekhlafi, Seow Huey Choy, Init Ithoi, Abdulelah H Al-Adhroey, Awatif M Abdulsalam & Johari Surin. 2011. The burden of moderate-to-heavy soil-transmitted helminths infections among rural Malaysia Aborigines: An urgent need for an integrated control programme. Parasites & Vectors 4(242): 1-21 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Init Ithoi, Arine Fadzlun Ahmad, JW Mak, Veeranoot Nissapatorn, Yee-Ling Lau and Rohela Mahmud 2011. Morphological characteristics of developmental stages of Acanthamoeba and Naegleria species before and after staining by various techniques. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42(6):1327-1338 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2010
  • Init, I, Lau, Y.L., Arin Fadzlun, A., Foead, A.I.,Neilson, R.S.& Nissapatorn, V. 2010. Detection of free living amoebae, Acanthamoeba and Naegleria, in swimmimg pools, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 27 (3):566-577. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lau, Y.L., Hasan, M.T., Thiruvengadam, G., Idris, M.M. and Init, I. Cloning and expression of Toxoplasma gondii dense granular protein 4 (GRA4) in Pichia pastoris. Tropical Biomedicine 27:525 533. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lau, Y. L., Init, I.& Fong, M. Y.2010. Optimization for high-level expression in Pichia Pastoris and purification of truncated and full length recombinant SAG2 of Toxoplasma gondii for Diagnostic use.Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 41 (3):507-513. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chan, L.L., Mak, J.W., Low, Y.T., Koh TT, Init Ithoi & Shar Mariam Mohamed.2010. Isolation and characterization of Acanthamoeba spp. from air- conditioners in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. www.elsevier.com/locate/actatropica (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Azman J, Init I, and Wan Yusoff WS.2009. Occurrence of Giardia and Cryptosporidium Oocysts in the river water of two recreational areas in Selangor, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 26(3): 289-302 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rohela M, Jamaiah I, Hui TT, Mak JW, Ithoi Init, and Amirah A. Dirofilaria causing eye infection in a patient from Malaysia. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health Vol.40, no.5, 2009, pg. 914-918. (ISI-Indexed)

2007
  • Init I, Foead AI, Fong MY, Yamazaki H, Rohela M, Yong HS, and Mak JW. Restriction Enzyme digestion analysis of PCR-amplified DNA of Blastocystis hominis isolates. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 38(6): 1-7. (ISI-Indexed)

2006
  • Rohela M, Johari S, Jamaiah I, Init I and Lee SH. Acute cholecystitis caused by Clonorchis sinensis: A case report. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 37(4): 648 - 651. (ISI-Indexed)

2003
  • Nissapatorn V, Noor Azmi MA, Cho SM, Fong MY, Init I, Rohela M, Khairul Anuar A, Quek KF and Latt HM. Toxoplasmosis: prevalence and risk factors. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 23(6):618-624. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Fong MY, Law YL, Init I, Jamaiah I, Khairul Anuar A and Rahmah N. Recombinant expression of Toxocara canis Excretory-Secretory Antigen TES-120 in Escherichia coli. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 34(4): 723 - 726. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Init I, Mak JW, Top S, Zulhainan Z, Prummongkul S, Nissapatorn V, Wan-Yusoff WS and Khairul Anuar A. Polypeptides associated with in vitro cyst formation of Blastocystis hominis. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 34(4):1-6. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nissapatorn V, Lee CKC, Init I, Fong MY and Khairul Anuar A. Tuberculosis in AIDS patients. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences 10(1):60-64. (ISI-Indexed)

2002
  • Init I, Prummongkol S, Gan CC, Nissapatorn V and Khairul Anuar A.2002. Western blot analysis of polyclonal antibodies from experimental animals against Blastocystis antigens. Journal of the University of Malaya Medical Centre (JUMMEC) 7(2):142- 146. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Nissapatorn V, Kamarulzaman A, Init I, Tan LH, Rohela M, Norliza A, Chan LL, Latt HM. Seroepidemiology of toxoplasmosis among HIV-infected patients and Healthy Blood Donors. Med J Malaysia 57(3):304-18. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Nissapatorn V, Kuppusamy I, Init I and Khairul Anuar A. Pulmonary Tuberculosis in HIV/AIDS patients. Tropical Biomedicine 19(1&2):49-53 (ISI-Indexed)

2000
  • Hazliza binti Hussin, Mak JW, Init I and Ngah Z.2000. Detection of antibodies to Blastocystis hominis in immunised mice using counterimmunoelectrophoresis (CIE) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). International Medical Research Journal 4(1):37-43. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Khairul Anuar A, Fong MY, Init I.2000. Parasitic infections in Malaysia - Review of the last Millennium. Federation of Parasitologist 1 (Special Issue): 59-70 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

1999
  • Init I, Mak JW, Lokman Hakim S and Yong HS.1999. Monoclonal antibodies against Malaysian Blastocystis hominis isolates. International Medical Research Journal 3(1):25-32. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Init I, Mak JW, Lokman Hakim S and Yong HS.1999. Strain differences in Blastocystis isolates as detected by a single set of polymerase chain reaction primers. Parasitology Research 85(2):131-134. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rajah Salim H, Suresh K, Velayan S, Mak JW, Khairul Anuar A, Init I, Vennila GD, Saminathan R and Ramakrishnan K.1999. Blastocystis in animal Handlers. Parasitology Research 85(12):1032-1033. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Init I, Mak JW, Agandhar S, Yong HS and Lokman Hakim S.1999. Reactivity of monoclonal antibodies against Blastocystis isolates using the indirect fluorescent antibody technique. International Medical Research Journal 3(2):77-84. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

1998
  • Init I, Mak JW, Yong HS and Lokman Hakim.1998. Analysis of humoral immune responce in human blastocystosis by Western Blotting. International Medical Research Journal 2(2): 81-87. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Suresh K, Init I, Reuel PA, Rajah S, Lokman H and Khairul Anuar A.1998. Glycerol with fetal calf serum B a better cryoprotectant for Blastocystis hominis. Parasitology Research 84(4):321-322. (ISI-Indexed)

1997
  • Lim PKC, Init I and Khaled AEHH.1997. Characterization of Blastocystis hominis antigens by the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and immunoblotting. International Medical Research 1(2):87-92. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Suresh K, Init I, Reuel PA, Lokman Hakim S and Khairul Anuar A.1997. Cryopreserservation of Blastocystis hominis with dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO). International Medical Research 1(2):97-101. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Suresh K, Khairul Anuar A, Saminanthan T, Ng KP and Init I.1997. In vitro culture technique: A better diagnostic tool for Blastocystis homonis. International Medical Research 1(1):5-7. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Init I, Lokman Hakim S and Yong H.S.1997. Blastocystis hominis: Commensal or Pathogenic. IMR quarterly bulletin 42:1-6. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Suresh K, Mak JW, Chuong LS, Ragunathan and Init I. Sac-like pouches in Blastocystis from house-lizards Cosymbotus platyurus. Parasitolology Research 83 (6):523-525. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hashimoto K, Watanobe T, Liu CX, Init I, Blair D, Ohnishi S and Agatsuma T. Mitochondrial DNA and nuclear DNA indicate that the Japanese Faciola species is F. gigantica. Parasitology Research 83(3):220-225. (ISI-Indexed)

1996
  • Chuong LS, Suresh K, Mak JW, Init I and Kathijah O. (1996). Prevalence of Blastocystis in animal from domesticated surroundings. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 27(4):1-3 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Suresh K, Khairul Anuar A, Init I and Saminanthan R.1996. Prevalence of Blastocystis in Laboratory-Bred animals. Tropical Biomedicine 13:89-91. (ISI-Indexed)
Review

1997
  • Init Ithoi, Lokman Hakim S & Yong HS. 1997. Blastocystis hominis: Commensal or Pathogenic. IMR quarterly bulletin 42: 1-6. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Proceeding

1996
  • Choong Mui Fei, Mak Joon Wah, Ngah Zasmy and Init Ithoi.1996. Molecular studies in filariasis and toxocariasis. Proceeding of the 8th on National Biotechnology Seminar, pg. 317-319. 

1995
  • Init I, Mak JW, Yong HS. Monoclonal Antibodies against Toxocara canis antigens. Proceeding in 8th SEAMIC/IMFJ Technical meeting, pg. 145-153 
  • Mak Joon Wah, Lisawati, Ngah Zasmi, Choong Mui Fei and Init Ithoi. 1995. Optimization of enzymelinked immunosorbent assay for diagnosis of visceral larva migrans.Langkawi, Malaysia. 20-22 Nov. Proceeding of the Seventh on National Biotechnology Seminar, pg. 100 - 102 

1992
  • Phyllis Lam Li Wan, Init Ithoi and Mak Joon Wah.1992. Immune recognition pattern of monoclonal antibodies against Toxocara antigen. Proceedings of the Third National Biotechnology Seminar, pg. 39-44. 

1991
  • Suresh Kumar, Init Ithoi, Mak Joon Wah, Phyllis Lam Li Wan and Normaznah Yahaya.1991. Development of immunodiagnostic test for toxoplasmosis and toxocariasis. Proceeding of the Second National Biotechnology Seminar, pg. 111-115 
Others

2003
  • Init Ithoi 2003. Reactivity of Blastocystis isolate with monoclonal using immunoperoxidase technique. University Malaya Vot F bulletin (Special issue):11-15 

1999
  • Init Ithoi & Zulhainan H. 1999. Immunodiagnosis of human Blastocystosis using ELISA and Western Blot analysis. IMR Annual Report. 
  • Init Ithoi, Mak Joon Wah, Hazliza H. 1999. Detection of antibodies to Blastocystis hominis in immunized mice using the Counterimmunoelectrophoresis (CIEP) and the Enzyme-Linked Immunosoebent Assay (ELISA). IMR Annual Report. 

1997
  • Init Ithoi & Hansana R. 1997. Antigenic studies of Blastocystis hominis. IMR Annual Report. 
  • Init Ithoi & Rapeeporn Y. 1997. Immunology studies during cyst induction of Toxoplasma gondii (RH strain). IMR Annual Report. 

1995
  • Init Ithoi, Lai KPL, Gan CC. 1995. Molecular studies of pathogenic and non-pathogenic strains of Blastocystis homonis. IMR Annual Report 

1994
  • Init Ithoi & Gan CC.1994. Production of monoclonal antibodies against Blastocystis hominis. IMR Annual Report 

1991
  • Init Ithoi, Mak Joon Wah, Yong Hoi Sen. 1991.Immuno- Recognition patterns of monoclonal antibodies against Toxocara antigens.IMR Annual Report. 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Molecular identification and recombinant proteins characterization of Acanthamoeba isolated from keratitis corneas and environmental samples, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Prevalence and molecular detection of pathogenic protozoa ascociated with water-borne disease in recreational water in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Molecular and Immunological characterization of Blastocystis spp., Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • Prevalence and molecular detection of pathogenic protozoa ascociated with water-borne disease in recreational water in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • PREVALENCE AND MOLECULAR DETECTION OF PATHOGENIC PROTOZOA ASSOCIATED WITH WATER - BORNE DISEASE IN RECREATIONAL WATER IN MALAYSIA, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • THE ROLE OF PLANARCELL POLARITY GEBES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PARASITE, SARCOPTES SCABIEI, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2011, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Prevalence and molecular detection of pathogenic protozoa ascociated with water-borne disease in recreational water in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Antigenic and Genetic diversity of Blastocystis hominis isolates and their relation with the pathogenicity, Consultant, 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • The Role of Planar Cell Polarity Genes in the Development of the Parasite, Sarcoptes scabiei, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2011, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Characterization of Acanthamoeba isolated from clinical and environmental samples from Malaysia, Consultant, 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • Detection and characterization of Acanthamoeba species isolated from University Malaya Environments, Consultant, 2005 - 2006, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Molecular and immunological characterization of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Acanthamoeba species in Malaysia, Consultant, 2005 - 2008, Vot IMU (International Medical University, Malaysia), (National)
  • Detection and characterization of Acanthamoeba in Malaysian Environments, Consultant, 2003 - 2004, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Isolation, Identification and Pathogenicity Studies (Using Immunology and Molecular Tool) of Free-Living Amoebae in the Environments, Principal Investigator(PI), 2003 - 2008, MOSTI (IRPA), (National)
  • A search of effective herbal extracts to diarrhoeal protozoa, Principal Investigator(PI), 2002 - 2004, Chinese Medical Board, (International)
  • Reactivity of Blastocystis isolates with monoclonal using imunoperoxidase technique, Principal Investigator(PI), 2001 - 2001, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Detection of antibodies to Blastocystis hominis using Counter-immunoelectrophoresis (CIEP)., Principal Investigator(PI), 2000 - 2000, SEAMEO-TROPMET, (International)
  • Immunodiagnosis of human blastocystosis using ELISA and Western blot analysis, Principal Investigator(PI), 1999 - 1999, SEAMEO-TROPMED, (International)
  • Detection of the polypeptides pattern during in vitro cyst formation of Blastocystis hominis, Principal Investigator(PI), 1999 - 1999, SEAMEO-TROPMET, (International)
  • Production of monoclonal antibodies against Toxocara canis antigens, Coordinator, 1999 - 1994, National Biotechnology, (National)
  • Production of purified antigens (fusion protein) of pathogenic Blastocystis hominis for the development of a diagnostic kit., Principal Investigator(PI), 1998 - 2000 , MOSTI (IRPA), (National)
  • Restriction enzyme digestion analysis of PCR- amplified DNA of Blastocystis hominis isolates, Principal Investigator(PI), 1998 - 1998, SEAMEO-TROPMET, (International)
  • Reactivity of monoclonal antibodies against Blastocystis isolates using the indirect fluorescent antibody technique., Principal Investigator(PI), 1998 - 1998, SEAMEO-TROPMET, (International)
  • Molecular studies of pathogenic and non- pathogenic strains of Blastocystis hominis., Principal Investigator(PI), 1995 - 1997, MOSTI (IRPA), (National)

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Acanthamoeba and zoonotic protozoa, 2013-2013, Mahidol University
  • Molecular epidemiological of Blastocystis, 2013-2013, Mahidol University
  • Molecular characteristic of filarial worms detected in animals, 2011-2011, University Malaya
  • Asses 2 Model Question: 1. Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biomedical Science and 2. Bachelor of Science (Hons) Medical Biotechnology - Semester 4 and 5, 2011-2011, International Medical University
  • Antigenic and Genetic diversity of Blastocystis hominis isolates and their related with the pathogenicity, 2010-2010, University Malaya
  • Characterization of Acanthamoeba isolated from clinical and environmental samples from Malaysia, 2009-2009, University Malaya
  • Malaysian Potpourri: The Thai Community: Education is the way out of poverty, 2007-2007, New Strait Time online
  • Detection and charaterization of Acanthamoeba species isolated from University Malaya environments, 2005-2005, University Malaya
  • Hybridoma technology, 2005-2005, BioSynTech Sdn Bhd
  • Molecular and immunological characterization of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Acanthamoeba species in Malaysia, 2005-2005, International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia
  • Detection and characterization of Acanthamoeba species isolated in Malaysian environments, 2003-2003, University Malaya

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • World Championship in Academics, International Agency for Standards and Rating, Bharatpur, India, 2018, (International)
  • Hadiah Penerbitan Jurnal Isi 2014, Universiti Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2014, (University)
  • Hadiah Penerbitan Jurnal Isi 2014, Universiti Malaya, 2014, (University)
  • Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Universiti Malaya, 2014, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2013, (University)
  • Brf 2012 Research Awards:Best Transmission Study, Blastocystis Research Foundation, 2013, (International)
  • Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, University Malaya, 2013, (University)
  • Hadiah Penerbitan Jurnal Isi 2012, University Malaya, 2013, (University)
  • Hadiah Penerbitan Jurnal Isi 2011, University Malaya, 2012, (University)
  • Pencapaian Ekademik Cemerlang Dari Masyarakat Bumiputra Siam, Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Abdul Razak, 2012, (National)
  • Hadiah Penerbitan Jurnal Isi and Scopus 2010, University Malaya, 2011, (University)
  • Hadiah Penerbitan Jurnal Isi and Scopus 2009, University Malaya, 2010, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Hadiah Penerbitan Jurnal Isi and Scopus, Universiti Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, University Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2005, (University)
  • Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, University Malaya, 2005, (University)
  • Best Supervisor Award, Institute for Medical Research, 2000, (International)
  • The Best Poster Award, Malaysian Soc of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (Msptm), 1997, (National)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


ORAL
  • A better diagnostic tool for Blastocystis hominis, The 33rd Annual Scientific Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical medicine (MSPTM), 1997-03-14 to 1997-03-15, MSPTM, (National)
  • Monoclonal Antibodies against local strains of Blastocystis hominis, In 33rd Annual Scientific Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical medicine (MSPTM), 1997-03-14 to 1997-03-15, MSPTM, (National)
  • Strains differences in Blastocystis isolates by a single set of PCR primers, The 34 Annual Scientific of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical medicine (MSPTM), 1998-03-20 to 1998-03-21, MSPTM, (National)
  • Reactivity of monoclonal antibodies against Blastocystis isolates by Indirect Fluorescence Test (IFAT), First Seminar of National Institutes of Health, 1998-10-30 to 1998-10-31, National Institutes of Health, (National)
  • Restriction enzyme digestion analysis of PCR-Amplified DNA of Blastocystis isolates, The 35 Annual Scientific of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical medicine (MSPTM), 1999-03-17 to 1999-03-18, MSPTM, (National)
  • Detection of the polypeptides pattern during in vitro cyst formation of Blastocystis hominis, The 36 Annual Scientific Seminar of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical medicine (MSPTM), 2000-02-24 to 2000-02-25, MSPTM, (National)
  • Clinical manifestation and outcome of tuberculosis among AIDS patients, National Tuberculosis Centre, Kuala Lumpur. , Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges , 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, MSPTM, (International)
  • Surveillance of AIDS-related opportunistic infections in General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur., In Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges , 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, MSPTM, (International)
  • Seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis and its characteristics in HIV-infected patients and healthy blood donors from University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur., Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges' , 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, MSPTM, (International)
  • The sensitivity of PCR for detection of Toxoplasma gondii DNA in HIV-infected patients from University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur., Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges, 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, MSPTM, (International)
  • Blastocystis in the aquatic environment in Malaysia, The Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges, 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, MSPTM, (International)
  • Isolation of Naegleria and Acanthamoeba in water samples from the Klang Valley, Malaysia, The Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges , 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, MSPTM, (International)
  • A study of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in blood donors and HIV-positive patients, The Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges, 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, MSPTM, (International)
  • Recent findings in Blastocystis hominis., Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges, 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, MSPTM, (International)
  • Reactivity of Blastocystis isolates with monoclonals using immunoperoxidase technique, The Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges, 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, MSPTM, (International)
  • Reactivity of Blastocystis isolate with monoclonals using immunoperoxidase technique, Seminar Penyelidikan Jangka Pendek (Vot F) , 2003-03-11 to 2003-03-12, University Malaya, (University)
  • Occurrence of Acanthamoeba and Naegleria in Swimming Pools, Malaysia. , The 5th Seminar on Food-and Water-borne Parasitic Zoonoses. , 2006-11-28 to 2006-12-01, Thai Society of Food-and Water-borne Parasitic Zoonoses, (International)
  • Detection of Naegleria species from environmental samples by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), 5th Seminar on Food-and Water-borne Parasitic Zoonoses, 2006-11-28 to 2006-12-01, Thai Society of Food-and Water-borne Parasitic Zoonoses, (International)
  • Prevalence and clinical significance of Blastocystis species among outpatients at Sebha Central Laboratory, Libya, 48th Annual Conference of the MSPTM, 2012-03-27 to 2012-03-28, MSPTM, (International)
  • Serum iron indicates among orang asli school children living in endemic areas for soil-transmitted helminthiasis in rural Malaysia , 48th Annual Conference of the MSPTM, 2012-03-27 to 2012-03-28, MSPTM, (National)
  • Physical and chemical parameters in association with waterborne parasites from different recreational lakes in Malaysia, The 5th ACTMP (Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology)-'Fight against Tropical diseases and Parasitism:Triumphs and Shortfalls' , 2012-05-15 to 2012-05-17, University of the Philippines Manila-College of Public Health Foundation & SEAMEO TropMed Network, (International)
  • Detection of waterborne parasites from selected recreational lakes in Selangor, Malaysia, The 5th ACTMP (Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology)-'Fight against Tropical diseases and Parasitism:Triumphs and Shortfalls' , 2012-05-15 to 2012-05-17, University of the Philippines Manila-College of Public Health Foundation & SEAMEO TropMed Network, (International)
  • Subtyping of Blastocystis isolated from asymptomatic and symptomatic patients in Libya, The 5th ACTMP (Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology)-'Fight against Tropical diseases and Parasitism:Triumphs and Shortfalls' , 2012-05-15 to 2012-05-17, University of the Philippines Manila-College of Public Health Foundation & SEAMEO TropMed Network
  • Serum copper and magnesium levels of Orang Asli schoolchidren living in endemic areas for soil-transmitted helminthiasis in rural Malaysia, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (International)
  • DIVERSITY OF INTESTINAL PARASITIC INFECTIONS (IPIs) IN HIV AND NON-HIV PRISON INMATES IN SELANGOR, MALAYSIA, 6th Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology , 2014-03-05 to 2014-03-07, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • MICROBIAL DETECTION OF PARASITIC PROTOZOA AND FREE-LIVING AMOEBAE AT VARIOUS SITES OF TWO DRINKING WATER TREATMENT PLANTS IN KUCING, SARAWAK, MALAYSIA, 6th Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 2014-03-05 to 2014-03-07, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF BLASTOCYSTIS ISOLATED FROM MALAYSIA AND LIBYA, 6th Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology , 2014-03-05 to 2014-03-07, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Multiple parasites infection among the hausa community of Kano, Nigeria and associating risk factors, 51st Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2015-03-03 to 2015-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Intestinal parasitism between rural and urban orang asli school children in Selangor, 51st Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2015-03-03 to 2015-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Intestinal polyparasitism in rural communities of Terengganu, Malaysia , 51st Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2015-03-03 to 2015-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Intestinal parasitism among rural and urban school children in Selangor, Malaysia, 52nd Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2016-03-02 to 2016-03-03, MSPTM, (International)
POSTER
  • The Studies of Blastocystis hominis, MINDEX / INNOTEX 96. , 1996-08-15 to 1996-08-18, Kementerian Sains dan Technologi, Malaysia, (National)
  • Molecular studies in filariasis and toxocariasis, The 8th National Biotechnology Seminar, 1996-11-25 to 1996-11-27, National Biotechnology, (National)
  • Characterization of Protozoan Antigens by ELISA and Immunoblotting, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical medicine (MSPTM), 1997-03-14 to 1997-03-15, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical medicine (MSPTM), (National)
  • Evaluation of staining methods for Acanthamoeba and Naegleria, Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges , 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical medicine (MSPTM), , (International)
  • Blastocystis in giant tortoise (Testudo gigantea), Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges , 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical medicine (MSPTM), (International)
  • Phenotypic differences in distinguishing pathogenic and non-pathogenic isolates of Blastocystis hominis, Second International Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, `New Frontiers and Challenges, 2001-10-09 to 2001-10-11, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, (International)
  • Polymorphism revealed by restriction enzyme against PCR-amplified DNA of Blastocystis isolates, The 4th Seminar on Food- and Water-Borne Parasitic Zoonoses and the Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting, 2003-12-02 to 2003-12-04, Food- and Water-Borne Parasitic Zoonoses Society, Mahidol University, Thailand, (International)
  • Effect of crude herbal extract against Acanthamoeba castellani trophozoites in vitro, The 1st ASEAN Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine and the 40th Annual Scientific Seminar of MSPTM, 2004-03-23 to 2004-03-25, MSPTM, (International)
  • In vitro sensivity of Blastocystis hominis against herbal extract, The 1st ASEAN Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine and the 40th Annual Scientific Seminar of MSPTM, 2004-03-23 to 2004-03-25, MSPTM, (International)
  • Detection of Acanthamoeba species from Medical Faculty, University Malaya, The 1st ASEAN Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine and the 40th Annual Scientific Seminar of MSPTM, 2004-03-23 to 2004-03-25, MSPTM, (International)
  • Detection of Acanthamoeba species by PCR technique, The 1st ASEAN Congress of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine and the 40th Annual Scientific Seminar of MSPTM, 2004-03-23 to 2004-03-25, MSPTM, (International)
  • The used of Monoclonal Antibodies in detecting Blastocystis isolated from patients with and without diarrhea, National Diagnostic Conference and Workshop, 2004-10-04 to 2004-10-07, USM, Kelantan. , (National)
  • Acanthamoeba genus and pathogeniity as detected by PCR technique, National Diagnostic Conference and Workshop, 2004-10-04 to 2004-10-07, USM,Kelantan. , (National)
  • The occurrence of Giardia and Cryptosporidium (oo)cysts in two recreational water areas in Selangor, The 41th Annual Scientific Seminar of MSPTM, 2005-03-10 to 2005-03-11, MSPTM, (National)
  • Detection of Naegleria spp. in swimming pools by Polymerase Chain Reaction, The 41th Annual Scientific Seminar of MSPTM, 2005-03-10 to 2005-03-11, MSPTM, (National)
  • Acute cholecystitis caused by Clonorchis sinensis: A case report, The 100 years (1906 2005) University of Malaya International Conference on health Sciences, 2005-05-06 to 2005-05-08, University of Malaya , (International)
  • Detection of endosymbionts bacteria from environmental free-living amoebae by Transmission Electron Microscope, The 43rd Annual Scientific Seminar of MSPTM & The Centenary Celebration of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH, UK), 2007-03-20 to 2007-03-22, MSPTM, (International)
  • Occurrence of Blastocystis in recreational rivers, Selangor, The 43rd Annual Scientific Seminar of MSPTM & The Centenary Celebration of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH, UK), 2007-03-20 to 2007-03-22, MSPTM, (International)
  • Isolation of Acanthamoeba spp. from river and water recreation in Perak, The 46th Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropica medicine (MSPTM) annual Scientific Conference, 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-25, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropica medicine (MSPTM), (International)
  • Potential pathogenic strains of Acanthamoeba isolated from sea water in West Peninsular Malaysia, AMDI-International Biohealth Science Conference, 2010-11-29 to 2010-12-01, University Science Malaysia, (International)
  • Contamination of hand wash sinks and faucets by Acanthamoeba: risk of infection among contact lens wearers, International Symposium of Health Sciences, 2010-12-09 to 2010-12-10, UKM, (International)
  • Prevalence of Blastocystis hominis among rural primary schoolchildren in Pahang, Malaysia, The 47th Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropica Medicine, 2011-03-03 to 2011-03-04, International Medical University, (International)
  • Prevalence of acanthamoeba and Naegleria species in water from mosques storage tanks, 48th Annual Conference of the MSPTM, 2012-03-27 to 2012-03-28, MSPTM, (National)
  • Occurrence of Naegleria and Acanthamoeba in water from two recreational areas of Selangor, Malaysia, 48th Annual Conference of the MSPTM, 2012-03-27 to 2012-03-28, MSPTM, (National)
  • Prevalence of Acanthamoeba species in feline corneal disease, 48th Annual Conference of the MSPTM, 2012-03-27 to 2012-03-28, MSPTM, (National)
  • Identification of Acanthamoeba species in feline corneas from Peninsular Malaysia, The 5th ACTMP (Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology)-'Fight against Tropical diseases and Parasitism:Triumphs and Shortfalls', 2012-05-15 to 2012-05-17, University of the Philippines Manila-College of Public Health Foundation & SEAMEO TropMed Network, (International)
  • Prevalence of Acanthamoeba, Naegleria and Hartmannella in Aquatic Environments of Peninsular Malaysia, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Drinking Water: A possible source of Blastocystis infection in rural Malaysia, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Prevalence and molecular characterization of Blastocystis isolated from recreational water in Malaysia, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Phylogenetic study of Acanthamoeba isolated from naturally-infected feline corneas and domestics water storage, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Antimalarial activity of local Malaysian Medicinal Plants, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Dirofilaria immitis: Screening of local Malaysian plants for micro-filaricidal effects, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Contamination of swimming pools by potentially pathogenic Acanthamoeba strains: Risk of keratitis infection, 49th Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2013-03-19 to 2013-03-20, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • PARASITIC HELMINTHS AMONG HAUSA COMMUNITIES IN KANO, NIGERIA, 6th Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology , 2014-03-05 to 2014-03-07, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • EVALUATION OF THE IN VITRO PROPERTIES OF SELECTED MALAYSIAN MEDICINAL PLANTS AGAINST TOXOPLASMA GONDII IN MICE , 6th Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology , 2014-03-05 to 2014-03-07, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • PREVALENCE AND GENEOTYPING OF ACANTHAOEBA IN NATURAL AQUATIC AND PAWS ANIMAL SHELTER. , 6th Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 2014-03-05 to 2014-03-07, Malaysian society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • ENTAMOEBA, GIARDIA AND BLASTOCYSTIS INFECTIONS AMONG THE HAUSA-FULANIS OF NORTHERN NIGERIA, 6th Asean Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology , 2014-03-05 to 2014-03-07, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Species identification of Hookworms in stray cats and dogs in Selangor using high resolution melting (HRM) analysis, 51st Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2015-03-03 to 2015-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • Subtype distribution of Blastocystis isolates from aborigine school children in Peninsular Malaysia, 51st Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , 2015-03-03 to 2015-03-04, Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine , (International)
  • The occurrence of Acanthamoeba and Naegleria from recreational water of selected hot springs in Selangor, Malaysia, 52nd Annual Scientific Conference of the Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, 2016-03-02 to 2016-03-03, MSPTM, (International)
OTHERS
  • Malaysian herbs for a healthy living, MBBS student poster, 2002-06-28 to 2002-06-28, Medical Fac.,University Malaya, (Medical Faculty, UM)
  • The Increasing importance of Acanthamoeba infection A Review, MBBS student poster, 2003-06-20 to 2003-06-20, Medical Fac., University Malaya, (University)
  • Staining of Blastocystis hominis A search for the best techniques, MBBS student poster, 2003-06-20 to 2003-06-20, Medical Fac, University Malaya, (Medical Fac, University Malaya)
  • Occurrences of zoonotic parasites in soil samples from public areas, Sebatical, 2016-12-01 to 2017-04-30, University Malaya, (Sebatical)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • International reviewer, PlosOne - PONE-D-18-14796. Genotyping of Acanthamoeba isolates obtained from keratitis patients and environmental samples., Reviewer, 2018-2018, (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Bioadhesive secretion and attachment mechanisms of the monogeneans Bravohollisia Bychowsky & Nagibina, 1970 and Caballeria Bychowsky & Nagibina, 1970. PhD (2009), Thesis ,  ( )
  • Dissertation Title:Studies on the Prevalence, Molecular Detection and in vitro cultivation of Microsporidia. Master of Medical Science, 2009, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Molecular characteristic of filarial worms detected in animals. Degree in Biomedical Sciences (2011/2012), Thesis ,  ( )
  • The prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection among Orang Asli. Degree in Biomedical Sciences (2010/2011), Thesis ,  ( )
  • Prevalence of blood parasites in Zoo Negara, Malaysia. Degree in Biomedical Sciences (2010/2011), Thesis ,  ( )
  • Ad-Hoc Chairman for PhD proposal (Mohammed Abdul Khalid Mahdi, 2005; Lee II Li, 2008) and Master Proposal (Angela Rima, 2005; Tan Pei Ceok, 2004; Afzan bt Mat Yusof, 2004; Ong Seow Chin, 2003; Chan Li Li, 2000), Assessor For Phd And Marter Students Proposal ,  ( )
  • elective projects by the candidates of the MBBS, phase I, UM, 2005, Oral Presentation ,  ( )
  • External examiner for marking theses of the projects by the candidates of the DAP&E couse 2004, Marking 18 Theses For 18 Students ,  ( )
  • External examiner for marking oral presentation of the assignment projects by the candidates of the DAP&E couse 2004, External Examiner For Oral, Dap&e ,  ( )
  • Assessor of the oral presentation of elective projects by the candidates of the MBBS, phase I, UM, 2006, Assessor Of The Oral Presentation ,  ( )
  • Assessor of the poster presentation of elective projects by the candidates of the MBBS, phase II, UM, 2005-2009, Assessor Of The Poster Presentation ,  ( )
  • Prevalence studies on parasitic infection among cancer patients. Degree in Biomedical Sciences, 2003, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Study on in vitro drug trial on the protozoan parasite Blastocystis hominis. Degree in Biomedical Sciences, 2003, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Identification of pathogenic fungi by PCR and restriction enzyme analysis.Degree in Biomedical Sciences, 2004, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Prevalence of opputunistic pathogen from HIV infected patients in Kajang Hospital, Selangor. Degree in Biomedical Sciences, 2004, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Genotyping of Blastocystis isolates from water samples. Degree in Biomedical Sciences, 2006, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Detection of microsporidia in water sample by microscopy and polymerase chain reaction. Degree in Biomedical Sciences, 2006, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Detection of Intestinal Parasite in Feline and Hoofed Mammals in Zoo Negara. Degree in Biomedical Sciences, 2007, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Toxoplasmosis: Epidemiological aspect in patients with chronic renal failure. Degree in Biomedical Sciences, 2007, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Isolation of Glycoproteins from Human Erythocytes of Different ABO Blood Groups Infected with Plasmodium falciparum.Bachelor of Medical Sciences, IMU, 2004, Thesis ,  ( )
  • A study of parasitic infection in acute appendicitis in Batu Pahat. Bachelor of Medical Sciences, IMU, 2006, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Penggunaan herbal ekstrak dalam teknik pendiagnosa protozoa. Master in Medical Sciences, UKM, 2001, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Study on the mutations in the core promoter and precore region of hepatitis B virus in chronically HBV-infected patients with liver cirrhosis. Degree in Biomedical Sciences, 2008, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Subtyping of Blastocystis spp. isolates obtained from surface water based upon sequence analysis. Degree in Biomedical Sciences (2008), Thesis ,  ( )
  • Molecular Basis of Multidrug Resistance in Cryptosporidium parvum. Master of Medical Science (2004), Thesis ,  ( )
  • Putative protective immunity against Brugia malayi: An attempt to isolate antigen fractions for studies on antibody responses in Meriones unguiculatus. Master of Medical Science (2004), Thesis ,  ( )
  • PlosOne - PONE-D-18-14796. Genotype of Acanthamoeba isolates obtained from keratitis patients and environmental samples., Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Tropical Biomedicine. Evaluation of monoclonal antibody (IgG2bMAb) for detection of coproantigen in rat's faecal specimen associated with strongyloidiasis., Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • The prevalence of Intestinal Helminth, Intestinal Protozoa, Schistosomiasis spp,, Filariasis and Malaria among the Jehai Orang Asli of the Temenggor Foresh, Ulu Perak, Malaysia. MSc (Community Health), IMU, 2007, Thesis ,  (2018)
  • PARV-D-16-00176: Risk factors associated with high prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni and Soil transmitted helminths among adults living in a rural setting in central Kenya: a cross-sectional study Parasites & Vectors, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • 1408323:Blastocystis spp. contaminated water sources in aboriginal settlements, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • JPVB-07.03.16-0237: Prevalence and intensity of urinary schistosomiasis and knowledge of health personnel in three rural communities of south-western Nigeria, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • PhD Thesis, Tithe:"MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY OF GIARDIA DUODENALIS AMONG INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES lN RURAL MALAYSIA. Student name: Choy Seow Huey (MHA110015), Thesis ,  (2015 - 2016)
  • PhD Project:1.Medicinal under-exploited Asian native plants for anti-protozoan properties -special focus on Plasmodium falciparum and Leishmania donovani (student name: Tooba Mahboob, from Pakistan).2.Association of helminthes and gut Microbial Composition by Molecular Analysis in Malaysia before and after anti-helminthic treatment (Azdayanti binti Muslim). 3.Detection of resistance status of Aedes Aegypti (Linnaeus) collected from 9 districts in Selangor using biochemical and molecular tools and comparison of dengue virus susceptibility between resistant strain and susceptible strain of Aedes Aegypti (Leong Cherng Shii). 4 Blastocystis in patients with dengue virus (Arun-Suresh student), Project ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Master Project:1. Prevalence of Sarcocystis sp. in Tioman and Pangkor Islands, Malaysia (student name: Shahhaziq Shahari), Project ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Tropical Biomedicine journal, Article In Journal ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science Programme in IMU, Bachelor Of Biomedical Science Programme In Imu ,  (2014 - 2015)
  • PhD PROPOSAL:In vitro studies of SICAvar gene transription of Plasmodium knowlesi-infected erythrocytes induced by adhesion to different host cell receptors, Project ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • TROPICAL BIOMEDICINE: Suspension culture of Neospora caninum by Theileria annulata-infected cell line, Article In Journal ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • MASTER IN MEDICAL SCIENCES PROPOSAL:Screening of pathogenic waterborne parasites and its association with physicochemical parameters in Malaysia and the Philippines, Project ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • PhD PROPOSAL:Cloning, recombinant expression and characterization of Toxocara canis surface excretory-secretory antigens (ES) for diagnostic use., Project ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • IMU THESIS:Characterization of cyst and trophozoite proteins of Acanthamoeba castellani and Acanthamoeba polyphaga isolates by SDS-PAGE and two-dimensional (2-D) gel electrophoresis., Thesis ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • PPP RESEARCH PROPOSAL:Current status of intestinal parasitic infections among immunocompromised prison inmates, Project ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • PERTANIKA JOUNAL:Comparison of Calcofluor White M2R Fluorescence and Modified Gram Chromotrope Kinyoun Staining Methods for the Detection of Microsporidial Spores from stool samples of Children with Cancers, Article In Journal ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • PPP RESEARCH PROPOSAL: Molecular phylogenetic analysis of malarial parasite Plasmodium Knowlesi, Project ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • TROPICAL BIOMEDICINE: First isolation and establishment of in vitro culture of a Theileria lestoquardi from a naturally infected cow, Article In Journal ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • 1 Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biomedical Science.2. Bachelor of Science (Hons) Medical Biotechnology. International Medical University - Semester 5, Asses Model Question/answer -imu ,  (2011 - 2011)
  • 1 Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biomedical Science.2. Bachelor of Science (Hons) Medical Biotechnology. International Medical University - Semester 4, Asses Model Question/answer - Imu ,  (2011 - 2011)
  • In vitro cultivation of Cryptosporidium parvum and study of the parasite's response to various drugs. Jurnal Sains Malaysiana, UKM, Article In Journal ,  (2010 - 2010)
  • A survey of airborn pathogens and allergens within the indoor ebvironment of IMU and the probabable health effects. Bachelor of Medical Sciences, IMU, 2009, Thesis ,  (2009 - 2009)
  • A non-contact lens related Acanthamoeba keratitis from Malaysia. Malaysia Journal of Microbiology, 2006 (National), Article In Journal ,  (2006 - 2006)
  • Infection of Blastocystis hominis in primary school children from Nakhon Pathom province, Thailand. Tropical Biomedicine, 2006 (International), Article In Journal ,  (2006 - 2006)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Academic consultation for Malaysian Simese Society , (National), 01/01/2014 until 31/12/2014
  • Seminar on educational and moral in Majlis Sambutan Jubli Emas Punubuhan SK Padang Durian, Kedah, (District), 01/06/2013 until 01/06/2013
  • Pertubuhan Kebajikan Siri Jayanti - sebagai pengajar sukarela dalam matapelajaran Sains dan Matematik (darjah 5 hingga tingkatan 5) kepada kanak miskin dan OKU. , (National), 01/01/1990 until 31/12/2005

SUPERVISION


FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • Detection of Acanthamoeba in feline corneal disease /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, KL., 2011/2012, 1
  • Detection of Acanthamoeba in domestic water storage tanks at Terengganu and Kelantan /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, KL., 2011/2012, 1
  • Detection of Naegleria species in water of storage tank at mosques in Terengganu and Kelantan /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, KL., 2011/2012, 1
  • Axenization of local Acanthamoeba isolates. Industrial training for under graduate student,Pelajar Fakulti Sains,UM, 2005/2006, 1
  • Detection of Acanthamoeba and Naegleria species in the swimming pools/In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, KL., 2004/2005, 1
  • In vitro reactivity of Blastocystis hominis against Eurycoma longifolia Jack. /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, KL., 2004/2005, 1
  • Detection of Acanthamoeba spp. from Medical Faculty, University Malaya. /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, 2002/2003, 1
  • In vitro sensitivity of Blastocystis hominis to herbal extract /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, 2002/2003, 1
  • Effects of herbal extract against Acanthamoeba in vitro. /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, 2002/2003, 1
  • Staining of Blastocystis hominis - A search for the best technique. MBBS phase II, UM, 2002/2003, 2
  • The increasing importance of Acanthamoeba infection - A review. MBBS phase II, UM., 2002/2003, 2
  • Malaysian herbs for a healthy living. MBBS phase II, UM, 2001/2002, 2
  • Immunological studies of Blastocystis hominis antibodies in blood donors and HIV positive patients. /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, 2000/2001, 1
  • Evaluation of Staining Method for Pathogenic Free-living Amoebae. MBBS phase II, UM, 2000/2001, 2
  • Immunostaining of polyclonal antibodies against Blastocystis hominis using histomark peroxidase. Latihan Amali di makmal Luar Kampus untuk Pelajar Sains Bioperubatan, UPM, 2000/2001, 1
  • Detection of antibodies to Blastocystis hominis using counterimmunoelectrophoresis (CIEP). SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 2000/2001, 1
  • Reactivity & detection of pathogenic and nonpathogenic isolates of B. hominis with MAb using immunoperoxidase technique.In partial fulfillment for the honours degree in Bachelor in Medical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM, 2000/2001, 1
  • Immunological studies of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies from blood donors and HIV positive patients. /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, 2000/2001, 1
  • Evaluation of Histomark ImmunoperoxidaseStaining (HIS) for the detection of monoclonal antibodies against Blastocystis hominis /In partial fulfillment for the degree of Bachelor in BioMedical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine. Universiti of Malaya, 2000/2001, 1
  • Detection of antibodies to Blastocystis hominis in immunised mice using the CIEP and the ELISA. In partial fulfillment for the honours degree in Bachelor in Medical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM, 1999/2000, 1
  • Prevalence of intestinal protozoa in children with diarrhoea. SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1999/2000, 1
  • Immunodiagnosis of human blastocystosis using ELISA and Western blot analysis. SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1999/2000, 1
  • Detection of polypeptide pattern during in vitro cyst formation of Blastocystis hominis. SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1999/2000, 1
  • Reactivity of monoclonal antibodies against Blastocystis hominis by Indirect Fluorescent Antibody test (IFAT). SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1998/1999, 1
  • Teknik-teknik diagnosis parasit. Latihan Amali di makmal luar kampus untuk pelajar Sains hayat, Jabatan Zoologi, UKM, 1998/1999, 1
  • In vitro study of monoclonal antibodies on Blastocystis hominis. Latihan Amali di makmal luar kampus untuk pelajar Fakulti Sains Bioperubatan, UPM., 1998/1999, 1
  • Restriction enzyme digestion analysis of PCR-amplified Blastocystis isolates. SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1998/1999, 1
  • Studies on the in vitro sensitivity of Blastocystis hominis to chloroquine and doxycycline. In partial fulfillment for the honours degree in Bachelor in Medical Sciences. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM, 1998/1999, 1
  • Antigenic studies of Blastocystis hominis. SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1997/1998, 1
  • Production and characterization of monoclonal antibodies against Blastocystis hominis, latihan Amali di makmal luar kampus untuk pelajar Fakulti Sains dan Teknologi, UNIMAS, Sarawak., 1997/1998, 1
  • Immunological studies during cyst induction of Toxoplasma gondii (RN strain). SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1997/1998, 1
  • Penentuan antibodi poliklon terhadap Blastocystis hominis dengan penggunaan ELISA dan Western Blot, latihan Amali di makmal luar kampus untuk pelajar Sains Bioperubatan, UPM, 1997/1998, 1
  • Characterization of Protozoa antigens by ELISA and Immunobloting. SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1996/1997, 1
  • Studies on the cryopreservation of Blastocystis hominis. SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1996/1997, 1
  • Teknik-teknik diagnosis, pengkulturan dan ujian serology parasit dimakmal, latihan Amali di makmal luar kampus untuk pelajar Fakulti Sains Hayat, UKM, 1996/1997, 1
  • Penentuan Giardia dan Cryptosporidium daripada logi air minuman, dikemukakan untuk memenuhi sebahagian daripada syarat memperolehi ijazah Sarjana Muda Sains Bioperubatan dengan Kepujian, Fakulti Sains Kesihatan Bersekutu,UKM, 1996/1997, 1
  • Cara-cara Pengkulturan in vitro Protozoa usus. Latihan Amali di makmal luar kampus untuk pelajar Fakulti Sains Hayat, UKM., 1995/1996, 2
  • Prevalence of Blastocystis in animal from domestiated surroundings. SEAMEO-TROPMED Regional Post-Graduate Course. Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E). Institute for Medical Research (IMR), 1995/1996, 1
POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Syafiq Farhan Bin Saidi, In Vitro Anthelmintic Efficacy of Crude Extracts of Selected Medicinal Plants Against Haemonchus contortus of Small Ruminants, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Sandee Tun, Phylogenetic study of hookworms in Malaysia, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Mohamad Azlan Bin Abd. Majid, GENETIC DIVERSITY OF ACANTHAMOEBA, NAEGLERIA, AND HARTMANNELLA SPECIES IN MALAYSIAN AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Reena Leeba Anak Richard, Detection of waterborne pathogen in water treatment plants in Sarawak, Malaysia, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Salwa Shehu Dawaki, POLYPARASITISM IN NORTHERN NIGERIA: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR VARIATIONS WITH PREFERENCE OF INTESTINAL PROTOZOA, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Fatin Nur Elyana, INTESTINAL POLYPARASITISM IN RURAL COMMUNITIES OF TERENGGANU, MALAYSIA, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), S.j Lahvanya Raoov A/l Subramaniam, INTESTINAL POLYPARASITISM IN RURAL AND URBAN COMMUNITIES OF SELANGOR, MALAYSIA, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Awatif Mohamed Abdulsalam Salih, Antigenic and Genetic Diversity of Blastocystis hominis isolates and their relation with the pathogenicity, 2011/2012
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Azman Bin Jali, Prevalence and Genotyping of waterborne pathogenic protozoa isilated from recreational water, human and animal samples, 2011/2012
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ms. Putri Noradyani Binti Megat Hashim, Characterization of Acanthamoeba isolated from clinical and environmental samples in Malaysia, 2009/2010

Completed
  • Master Degree, Mohamad Hafiz Bin Abd Basher, PHYLOGENETIC STUDY OF ACANTHAMOEBA ISOLATED FROM STRAY ANIMAL CORNEAS (CATS & DOGS) AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Mr. Azman Bin Jali, A study on the occurrence of pathogenic protozoa in recreational water in, 2008/2009
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Chan Li Li, Molecular and Experimental Study on Acanthamoeba Isolates in Malaysia, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Arine Fadzlun Binti Ahmad, MOLECULAR STUDY OF FREE-LIVING AMOEBAE AND THE DETECTION OF THEIR EXTRA AND INTRACELLULAR BACTERIA, 2007/2008
  • Master Degree, Mr. Mohamed Osman Awad Osman, Detection of Achantamoeba species from local environment, 2006/2007

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • Master in Pathology (MPAT)-Trematode, 2010/2011, 17, 20
  • Master in Pathology (MPAT)-Trematode, 2009/2010, 10, 10
  • Master in Pathology (MPAT)-Trematode, 2008/2009, 12, 17
  • Master in Clinical Science - USM, 2008/2009, 1, 7
  • Master in Pathology (MPAT)-Trematode, 2007/2008, 22, 34
  • Master in Clinical Science - USM, 2007/2008, 6, 13
  • Master in Public Health (MPH), 2007/2008, 6, 5
  • Master in Pathology (MPAT)-Trematode, 2006/2007, 15, 23
  • Master in Clinical Science - UKM, 2006/2007, 5, 3
  • Master in Clinical Science - USM, 2006/2007, 10, 8
  • Master in Clinical Science - USM, 2005/2006, 6, 7
  • Master in Pathology (MPAT)-Trematode, 2005/2006, 24, 43
  • Master in Public Health (MPH)- Waterborne Parasite, 2005/2006, 3, 2
  • Master in Pathology (MPAT)-Trematode, 2004/2005, 24, 43
  • Master in Public Health (MPH)- Waterborne Parasite, 2003/2004, 3, 2
  • Master in Public Health (MPH)- Waterborne Parasite, 2002/2003, 2, 2
  • Master in Public Health (MPH)- Waterborne Parasite, 2001/2002, 3, 2
  • Master in Public Health (MPH)- Waterborne Parasite, 2000/2001, 4, 2
FIRST DEGREE
  • MBBS- Basic and Systemic Parasitology, 2010/2011, 206, 65
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2010/2011, 60, 2
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2010/2011, 65, 17
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2009/2010, 60, 2
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2009/2010, 78, 13
  • MBBS- Basic and Systemic Parasitology, 2009/2010, 206, 69
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2008/2009, 60, 2
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2008/2009, 13, 13
  • MBBS- Basic and Systemic Parasitology, 2008/2009, 220, 48
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2007/2008, 76, 24
  • MBBS- Basic and Systemic Parasitology, 2007/2008, 210, 52
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2007/2008, 60, 2
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2006/2007, 60, 2
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2006/2007, 64, 17
  • MBBS- Basic and Systemic Parasitology, 2006/2007, 200, 55
  • MBBS- Basic and Systemic Parasitology, 2005/2006, 246, 31
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2005/2006, 60, 1
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2005/2006, 69, 17
  • MBBS- Basic and Systemic Parasitology, 2004/2005, 246, 43
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2004/2005, 60, 2
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2004/2005, 56, 15
  • MBBS - Basic and systemic Parasitilogy, 2003/2004, 217, 59
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2003/2004, 60, 1
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2003/2004, 56, 28
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2002/2003, 81, 35
  • MBBS- Basic and Systemic Parasitology, 2002/2003, 165, 57
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2002/2003, 60, 2
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2001/2002, 81, 20
  • MBBS- Basic and Systemic Parasitology, 2001/2002, 163, 57
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2001/2002, 60, 2
  • Bachelor of Medical and surgery (MBBS)- Basic Parasitology, 2000/2001, 145, 22
  • BIOMEDIC- Basic, Diagnostic and Advanced Parasitology, 2000/2001, 85, 30
  • Bachelor of pharmacy-Basic Parasitology, 2000/2001, 50, 1
DIPLOMA (IF APPLICABLE)
  • MLT-Basic and Diagnosis Parasitology, 2010/2011, 30, 16
  • MLT-Basic Parasitology, 2009/2010, 30, 16
  • MLT-Diagnosis Parasitology, 2009/2010, 30, 16
  • MLT-Basic Parasitology, 2008/2009, 30, 16
  • MLT-Diagnosis Parasitology, 2008/2009, 30, 16
  • MLT-Diagnosis Parasitology, 2007/2008, 30, 16
  • MLT-Basic Parasitology, 2007/2008, 30, 16
  • MLT-Diagnosis Parasitology, 2006/2007, 30, 16
  • Diploma in Nursing, 2006/2007, 220, 2
  • MLT-Basic Parasitology, 2006/2007, 30, 16
  • Diploma in Nursing, 2005/2006, 60, 1
  • DAP&E, 2005/2006, 18, 22
  • MLT-Basic and Diagnosis Parasitology, 2005/2006, 30, 12
  • Diploma in Nursing, 2004/2005, 220, 2
  • DAP&E, 2004/2005, 11, 16
  • Medical Lab Technologist-Basic Diagnosis Parasitology, 2004/2005, 30, 12
  • Diploma in Nursing, 2003/2004, 106, 2
  • Medical Lab Technologist-Basic and Diagnosis Parasitology, 2003/2004, 30, 16
  • DAP&E, 2003/2004, 18, 8
  • Diploma in Nursing, 2002/2003, 200, 2
  • Medical Lab Technologist-Basic and diagnosis Parasitology, 2002/2003, 30, 16
  • DAP&E, 2001/2002, 17, 28
  • Diploma in Nursing, 2001/2002, 100, 2
  • MLT-Basic and Diagnosis Parasitology, 2001/2002, 30, 16
  • DAP & E, 2000/2001, 17, 38
  • MLT-Basic Parasitology, 2000/2001, 30, 8
  • MLT-Diagnosis Parasitology, 2000/2001, 30, 16
  • Diploma in Nursing, 2000/2001, 60, 2
  • MLT, 1999/2000, 30, 50
  • MLT , 1998/1999, 30, 50
  • MLT , 1997/1998, 30, 50
  • MLT , 1996/1997, 30, 40
  • Medical Lab Technologist (MLT), 1995/1996, 30, 40
OTHERS
  • DAP & E, 1999/2000, 20, 160
  • DAP & E, 1998/1999, 20, 160
  • DAP & E, 1997/1998, 20, 180
  • DAP & E, 1996/1997, 20, 180
  • Diploma in Applied Parasilogy and Entomology (DAP & E), 1995/1996, 20, 180